Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

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    Introduction to Logic

    15th Edition

    By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Victor Rodych

    For more than six decades, and for thousands of students, Introduction to Logic has been the gold standard in introductory logic texts. In this fifteenth edition, Carl Cohen and Victor Rodych update Irving M. Copi’s classic text, improving on its many strengths and introducing new and helpful…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

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    Leibniz

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Jolley

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) was hailed by Bertrand Russell as ‘one of the supreme intellects of all time’. A towering figure in seventeenth-century philosophy, he was the author of a complex system of thought that has been championed and satirized in equal measure, most famously in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
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  • Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide book cover

    Critical Thinking

    A Concise Guide, 5th Edition

    By Tracy Bowell, Robert Cowan, Gary Kemp

    We are frequently confronted with arguments. Arguments are attempts to persuade us – to influence our beliefs and actions – by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identification, analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Ethics and the Contemporary World book cover

    Ethics and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Edmonds

    Arguments about ethics often centre on traditional questions of, for instance, euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground, recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are now as likely to be about sexuality and gender and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Materialism

    A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman

    The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been aligned with toleration and enlightened thinking, but it has also aroused strong, often violent, passions amongst both its opponents and proponents. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Rousseau and the Modern State book cover

    Rousseau and the Modern State

    1st Edition

    By Alfred Cobban

    First published in 1934, and revised and expanded in 1964, this book is the standard work on the political thought of Rousseau. It was acclaimed by English reviewers as ‘an excellently arranged, lucidly written, unbiased account of Rousseau’s political theory’, a ‘scholarly book, distinguished for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Berkeley: The Philosophy of Immaterialism book cover

    Berkeley: The Philosophy of Immaterialism

    1st Edition

    By I.C. Tipton

    This book, first published in 1974, presents a critical examination of Berkeley’s immaterialism. It is based on a detailed study of his writings (in particular of his notebooks), and while it places his ideas against their eighteenth-century background it also takes into account the various…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • David Hume's Theory of Mind book cover

    David Hume's Theory of Mind

    1st Edition

    By Daniel E. Flage

    This book, first published in 1990, is a detailed examination of David Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature. It shows that the theory of mind developed in the Trestise is a thread which ties together many of the seemingly unrelated philosophical issues discussed in the work. Hume’s primary objective was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

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    Voltaire

    1st Edition

    By Richard Aldington

    This book, first published in 1929, is an assessment of Voltaire’s life and works. It contains valuable biographical details, as well as studies of his works, philosophy, poetry, plays and literary criticism.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Kant on Absolute Value: A Critical Examination of Certain Key Notions in Kant's 'Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals' and of his Ontology of Personal Value book cover

    Kant on Absolute Value

    A Critical Examination of Certain Key Notions in Kant's 'Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals' and of his Ontology of Personal Value, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Æ. Hutchings

    The thesis of this book, first published in 1972, is that Kant’s notions of ‘absolute worth’, the ‘unconditioned’ and ‘unconditioned worth’ are rationalistic and confused, and that they spoil his ontology of personal value and tend to subvert his splendid idea of the person as an End in himself.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • David Hume: His Theory of Knowledge and Morality book cover

    David Hume: His Theory of Knowledge and Morality

    1st Edition

    By D.G.C. MacNabb

    This book, first published in 1951, is an examination of Hume’s ‘Treatise of Human Nature’, ‘An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals’, and ‘An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding’. It lucidly clarifies and makes alive the new discoveries of Hume’s works in a study that makes plain the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

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